Cargo Airlines

Shippers typically turn to cargo airlines such as Lufthansa Cargo and Cathay Pacific for expensive or time-sensitive products such as fast-fashion apparel, pharmaceutical shipments, or fruits and vegetables.

Commentary

It is imperative that the leadership of cargo airlines adopt new strategies and thinking to ensure that their businesses remain relevant and profitable in the future.

News & Analysis

10 Jan 2017
The modal shift to air cargo following the collapse of South Korean container line Hanjin Shipping may have contributed to the increased demand.
04 Jan 2017
It has been a long time since the air cargo industry had a peak season to remember for the right reasons, but a solid end to 2016 has done the trick.
04 Jan 2017
Heavy-lift cargo airlines Antonov and Volga-Dnepr have gone their separate ways.
07 Dec 2016
Global air cargo traffic grew at the fastest rate in 18 months in October, driven by several one-off factors, including the collapse of Hanjin Shipping.
23 Nov 2016
Industry insiders say that although the work stoppage hasn’t roiled holiday shipments, it has frustrated Amazon’s trademark fulfillment process and should be an early warning for the retailer, which is expected to move a record number of shipments this holiday season.
17 Nov 2016
AirBridgeCargo Airlines has notched up its 13th record year of growth with two months to go.
17 Nov 2016
Airlines in Asia take a dim view of the anti-free trade rhetoric that has emerged from the United States.
16 Nov 2016
Cargo volumes have been robust out of Asia in the last two months, with carriers and airports reporting decent increases.
07 Nov 2016
Air Canada Cargo will start an all-cargo service between Toronto and Frankfurt.
03 Nov 2016
Global air cargo traffic in September rose at the fastest rate since the industry benefited from the disruption caused by the US West Coast ports strike in February 2015.